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Local Company Announces Expansion and Hiring Opportunities in Natchez
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September 8, 2017 - ListenUpYall.com

NATCHEZ, Miss. — Officials from Great River Industries (GRI), formerly known as Enersteel, announce the company is increasing its employment opportunities at its Natchez, Miss. facility. Great River Industries specializes in fabricated steel plate products that include storage tanks and pressure vessels for industrial process markets. Recognized as a leader in large-scale, specialty engineering, fabrication and construction services, Great River Industries’ customers include oil and gas, power generation, liquefied natural gas, petro-chemical and other industrial industries. The company also produces ductwork and other major air quality control components for the power and energy industry.

Since beginning in Natchez and Adams County in 2011, Great River Industries’ initial investment in our area was $20 Million with 150 direct jobs. Since then, the company has expanded their operations to accommodate numerous business sectors. Since their announcement in 2011, Great River Industries has set their targeted sales goal for 2018 at $100 Million. On average, Great River Industries employs 180 to 200 people with some of the most common job opportunities being: welders, fitters, and office personnel.

“We at GRI are committed to employing, training and instilling our industry leading safety culture in the men and women of Mississippi and its surrounding areas. We feel that we offer a very unique opportunity to the area where folks can grow with us to meet our lofty goals in industrial fabrication and construction industry. GRI is happy and excited to invest in Natchez and Adams County,” said Adam Bourgeois, GRI Sales Manager.

This company has impacted the region not just by its job count and investment, but by their commitment to safety. Human Performance Improvement and the Behavior-Based Safety program set the standard for employees inside the facility and on any job site, making safety Great River Industries’ core value for its employees and customers.

“Natchez, Inc., in conjunction with all of our partners, are pleased to make this expansion announcement as GRI continues to grow and make investments in our region. The additional jobs come at a much needed time, and we truly appreciate GRI, their employees and their management for having the confidence in our region to grow and expand here,” said Chandler Russ, Executive Director of Natchez, Inc.

Mike Lazurus, President of the Adams County Board of Supervisors stated, “On behalf of Adams County and the Board of Supervisors, we simply say congratulations and thank you for your continued growth and for giving our people the opportunity to work. We will continue to be a partner with GRI in the future by providing the support needed from local government to help GRI meet their goals.”

For more information on job opportunities with Great River Industries see the WIN Job Center in Natchez. Natchez Inc. will host an Industrial Job Fair in the near future. The date time and location will be publicly announced through our local media outlets.




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